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Skype - Halsey 149 Conference Room Setup

Instructions on how to select correct microphone and speakers for conducting a skype call in Halsey 149.

Halsey 149 Skype setup 

  • Log into computer with your netid account
  • Click on the windows icon in the lower left corner of the screen and select skype
skype icon
  • Login using your skype credientals
  • Click on the horizontal row of three dots above the search bar to verify audio & video settings 
  • Click on settings
settings 2
  • Click on the down arrow next to default device by Video
    • Verify that HD Pro Webcam C920 is selected
    • To test video press the button underneath Test Video
  • Click on the down arrow next to default device by Speakers

    • Verify that Speakers (Realtek High Definition Audio) is selected
    • To test audio click on the text Test audio 
  • Click on the down arrow next to default device by Microphone
    • Verify that Microphone (2-USB audio CODEC) is selected
    • Verify that mute button is not illuminated on usb microphone 
  • After setting are verified press the X in the upper right corner of the Setting window to close the window

  • To verify setting during a skype call click the button with the three horizontal dots located at the bottom of the call window
call 1
    • click Device settings
call 2
    • Verify the correct sources are selected
      • Video: HD Pro Webcam C920
      • Speakers: (Realtek High Definition Audio)
      • Microphone (2-USB audio CODEC)

If you need further assistance please contact the Information Technology Help Desk at 920-424-3020 or

Keywords:Biology Conference Room, skype,   Doc ID:84368
Owner:Robert C.Group:UW Oshkosh
Created:2018-07-30 15:31 CSTUpdated:2019-07-18 10:45 CST
Sites:UW Oshkosh
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